Man Used a Printer and Stolen Identities to Commit $60,000 Wire Transfer Fraud (deepd.tw)

In Gelsenkirchen, a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, a 40-year-old stood before a judge at the District Court of Essen for “large-scale” bank fraud. According to the public prosecutor, he defrauded thousands of unsuspecting German citizens. The investigation, though, focused mainly on Bavarian victims as they lost their sensitive information the most frequently. This form…

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METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR THE EFFICIENT TRANSFER OF ENTITIES ON A BLOCKCHAIN (patentscope.wipo.int)

The invention relates to blockchain technologies such as the Bitcoin ledger, and for the control and performance of secure, efficient exchanges conducted via the blockchain. It comprises tokenisation techniques and methods for embedding metadata in a blockchain transaction. It provides a computer implemented method for performing a transfer, the method comprising scanning entries in a distributed hash table (DHT) distributed across a first network, the DHT comprising a plurality of entries,…

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SECURE MULTIPARTY LOSS RESISTANT STORAGE AND TRANSFER OF CRYPTOGRAPHIC KEYS FOR BLOCKCHAIN BASED SYSTEMS IN CONJUNCTION WITH A WALLET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (patentscope.wipo.int)

The invention provides a computer- implemented solution for controlling access to a computer-related resource such as, for example, a digital wallet. In one or more embodiments, the wallet may be implemented using a blockchain such as the Bitcoin blockchain but the invention is not limited in this regard. Use of the invention during the initial set-up of the wallet can enable subsequent operations such as wallet transactions to be handled in a secure manner over an insecure channel such as…

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PSA: Coinbase large transfer 72 hour mandatory delay period. Move your coins now. You are out of time.

Folks, Coinbase has a 72 hour delay period if you are moving a considerable amount of coins off their exchange. If you plan on moving coins off before the fork, please do it right now. I did. I'm delayed. I want to help others not miss the end of month deadline. Cheers.

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